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from american tax collectors. it's the stuff of countless spy novels but senators say it it's all too real. $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts, none of it taxed. top creditors of credit suisse accused of helping u.s. customers evade taxes in hidden accounts and overseas shell companies. brady doingen was contrite. >> credit suisse management team regrets deeply despite the industry leading measures we put in place we had suisse bank private bankers who appear to have violated u.s. law. >> doingen blamed a small group, and whoever is to blame, their methods were cloak and dagger. bank statements were slipped into a copy of "sports illustrated" and handed to a client. and in in an airport where clients never had to leave airport ground. after each transaction account statements were immediately shredded. it was all done without filing any u.s. tax. >> the jigs is up. >> senators want client names, but creditors say they're squeezed between u.s. and suisse law. >> you think you're going to be convicted in a suisse court. is the suisse government going to prosecute you if you
suisse today after a senate board accused the bank for helping americans evade millions in taxes. helping hide as as it is from the government. so far the government has learned of 228 account holders. credit suisse agreed to pay a fine for violating u.s. securities laws. mike viqueira on capitol hill, there were sharp exchanges in that senate banking sub committee hearing room today. >> reporter: you're absolutely right because that investigative committee of the united states senate spent a lot of years looking into the swiss banks, sending billions of dollars into secret accounts to try to aprovide paying taxes here in u.s. it appears certain suisse bankers have nothing--james bond has nothing on suisse bankers. >> reporter: it's the stuff of countless spy novels by some senators say it's all too real. as much as $12 billion hidden away in suisse bank accounts. all secret, none of it legal, none of it taxed. top officials of credit suisse, called before a senate panel accused in a congressional report of helping 19,000 u.s. customers evade taxes through hidden accounts and ov
. >>> u.s. senate panel investigating tax evasion has accused credit suisse of using cloak and dagger tactics that belong in a spy novel. it alleges c.s. bankers made 150 trips to the u.s. between 2002 and 2000208 orchestrate a large scale tax evasion scheme. some of the things credit suisse is accused of operating remote controlled lifts, and bankers accused of filing false visa applications pretending they were tourists and advising clients how to dodge u.s. tax laws. the senate hearing kicks off late today, shares trading at the bottom, just down just over 3% in trading today. >>> the firm came out to say it considers its insurance policies for wealthy u.s. citizens to be tax compliant. credit suisse has been preparing for investigations into its products known as insurance wrapper wrappers. the long arm of the u.s. treasury, by the way good morning, everybody. you didn't say good morning. >> good morning, sorry, good morning. >> good evening if you're watching in sipping apore as well. good e-mails coming out of credit suisse or conversations out of the investigation? >> it's a li
kind of world war ii camp. allen with al jazeera, north idaho. >>> a tax break for more than 13 million americans, president obama set to unveil the new budget this morning and tell you who will benefit the most if that proposal makes it through congress. plus you might call it thc-tv, marijuana commercials could be coming to a television society near you and life gave them lemons and they made lemonade and going to school. >>> if you think durant is the mbp lebron says not so fast and we will talk about the record in south beach. ♪ welcome back to al jazeera america, i'm stephanie sy, israel's prime minister is pushing back against u.s. diplomacy in the middle east and met with president obama on monday and discussed a framework for reaching a pack with the palestinian and netanyahu had frustration for, syria and iran and to have compromise israel must be secure and netanyahu will deliver the keynote speech to the american, israel publish affairs and apac is the largest and pro-israel lobbying group in the u.s. and as you can see libby casey is joining us from washington and good mor
with a disability, that they can do that in a tax-free -- i should say a tax-advantaged environment and so they can save over time and do it in a manner that doesn't put them at a disadvantage from a tax standpoint down the road. so sara is a great example of why the able act should pass, and she is doing more than her share to make sure that it does pass, so i'm grateful to sara wolfe for doing that. especially grateful to people like sara who like a lot of us at some point in our lives have to overcome the tragedy. sara lost her mother connie not too long ago to a sudden and rapid illness, but she has been able to -- to deal with that tragedy and still help us day in and day out to get the able act passed. i will highlight one more story and then i will conclude. angie king is a 28-year-old who lives in indianapolis, indiana, and like sara wolfe, she lives with downs syndrome. she has had -- angie has had five different jobs and works five days a week. she works paid positions at kohl's on mondays and at the ymca on fridays. on tuesdays, wednesdays and thursdays, she volunteers for several organi
, that is senator bob mennendez. a possible tax break for 13 million americans. president obama unveiling his new budget. we will tell you if it gets an icy chill on capitol hill when that proposal makes it through congress. >> when i first started the learn with ms. sally, it was hard. it was hard. but i -- this is what i wanted to do. >> fighting illiteracy in adults. one man's journey just to learn how to read. al jazeera america gives you the total news experience anytime, anywhere. more on every screen. digital, mobile, social. visit follow @ajam on twitter. and like aljazeera america on facebook for more stories, more access, more conversations. so you don't just stay on top of the news, go deeper and get more perspectives on every issue. al jazeera america. >>> any minute now, israel's prime minister is set to address a key group of lobbyists. this is senator bob mennendez addressing the crowd. benjamin netanyahu will deliver his speech to the american/israel public affairs committee, one day after a closed door meeting with the president. they discussed reaching an agreemen
for by making smart spending cuts and closing tax loopholes that right now only benefit the well-off and well-connected. i will give you an example. the tax system provides benefits to wealthy individuals who save, even after they have amassed multimillion dollar retirement accounts. by closing that loophole, we can help create jobs and grow the economy, and expand opportunity without adding a dime to the deficit. we know the country that wins the race for new technology will win the race for new jobs, so this creates 45 high-tech minute extra pounds where businesses and universities will partner to turn groundbreaking research into new industries and new jobs made in america. we know, and this is part of the reason we are here today, that education has to start at the earliest possible ages. it's budget expands access to the kind of high quality learning and other programs to give all our children the same opportunities the most wonderful children we just saw are getting right here at powell. all of that while not today's new jobs are going to require a four-year college degree, more and mor
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control and in plans in time courtesy of tax hikes, but not a lot of spending cuts. >> well, a couple things. first of all, if you look at this budget, it shows the that the deficits are steadily decreasing, year by year. as you know, we've cut them in half over the last four years. and this budget puts the them on a continuing downward trajectory, number one. >> but they are still relying on tax hikes. $1 trillion worth over the next year. and i'm wondering, where are the savings? because the president and republicans, too, there were no fair players on this, they reversed what were going to be minor cost of living juchlgts in the last deal. they scrapped that altogether. writes the will for getting this under control? >> two things. i think if you look in the medicare area, the president's budget identifies some additional efficiencieefficienc that are saved, that are cut, not by harming beneficiaries, but by reducing and continue to reduce some of the overpayments to the private insurance companies, by changing the way you reimburse big pharmaceutical companies. those are real cuts
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of that kind of growth. one reason we're not is bigger government, more taxes, more regulation, and more debt. and we're not going to get out of it until we get off that path. so now we have a veterans bill before us. nobody, i don't believe, is more committed to veterans in this body than i've been and so many of my colleagues on both sides of the aisle want to do the right thing for veterans. but it's an audacious thing that we're seeing here today. let's review some of the history. just two months ago, every senate democrat, every senate democrat voted for a bill to cut military pensions for our soldiers. our military retirees and even our disabled veterans. it was in their bill. senate democrats then blocked not once but twice my efforts, other republican efforts to restore those cuts by closing a tax credit loophole for illegal immigrants. i see my colleague and friend, senator sanders, here. i'm going to get to the point, i'll just do it now because i know he's got a busy agenda and i think i know how the script will all play out and if i just had my glasses i might could read this bett
? >> okay. dylan dreyer, thank you for that. >>> another big fight fort gop. this time it's about taxes and they're fighting each other again. >>> plus, the nfl wants to crack down on players using racial slurs. but can and should the owners impose this rule? former congressman and college football quarterback jaycee watts joins me next. >>> and a reminder, the dramatic and breaking developments in the ukraine. we are following it for you. we'll get more reaction in this hour. [ female announcer ] new fiber one protein cereal. ♪ yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah! ♪ we are one, under the sun ♪ under the sun... [ female announcer ] fiber and protein. together as one. introducing new fiber one protein cereal. [ female announcer ] fiber and protein. together as one. "stubborn love" by the lumineers did you i did. email? so what did you think of the house? did you see the school ratings? oh, you're right. hey babe, i got to go. bye daddy! have a good day at school, ok? ...but what about when my parents visit? ok. i just love this one... and it's next to a park. i love it. i love it too. here's ou
on a student loan system that gave tax dollars to the big banks, and we said let's get it to students directly to be able to afford to go to college. that's why we're offering millions of young people the chance to cap their monthly student loan payments at 10% of their income. you need to check that out. go to the website of the department of education and find out how you may be eligible for that. today more young people are earning college degrees than ever before. of course, and i know your president won't disagree with this, but we need to do more to rein in the soaring cost of college and help those who are trapped by student loan debt. the bottom line, no young person should be priced out of a higher education. shouldn't happen. now, there is a fourth part of this agenda. by the way, i just noticed if you've got chairs, feel free to sit down. i know the folks here don't have chairs, but i don't want you--if you're standing up, make sure that you bend your knees so you don't faint. i just want to check on you. now point number four, the fourth component of this opportunity agenda is maki
tax exempt stating are trying to figure out how it started. after the supreme court ruling of january 2010 up holding the rights of groups to contribute to races, president obama called on them to fix it in his address. >> they reversed a century of law that i believe will open the flood gates for special interests. >> a month later, new york democratic senator chuck schumer announced he was introducing the disclose aid, and then in april 2010, the president warned about shadowy groups with harmless sounding names. they said the irs felt the pressure. >> we never heard about any problems with people applying for tax status since 1959 when there were rules put in place. we never had problems until 2009 when this administration took over. that's when it all started. >> at numerous congressional hearings, lawmakers have heard the horror stories of people who had their lives turned upside down by the federal government. >> since that filing in 2010, my private business, my nonprofit organizations, my family and i have been subjected to more than 15 instances of audit or inquiry by federal
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programs and provide job training. to help pay for suggestion it would include buffett tax named after warren budget, for airline passengers and tobacco products. the president sold his provision at a local school today. >> road map for expanding jobs and wages and opportunities for all americans. at a time when our deficit has been cut in half, it laos us to meet our obligation to future generations without leaving them a mountain of debt. >> budget also did he vote money for highways and roadways. >> republicans have a different view on spending priorities and debt. what are they saying? >> john boehner calling it perhaps the president's most irresponsible budget ever. paul ryan says it isn't a serious document, it is a campaign brochure. ryan is working on a budget of his own which is expected to take a look at poverty programs noting some work, others don't. as for the president's blueprint, the top republican on the senate budget committee blasted it. >> this budget will not work. it's bad for america. it does not get us off the debt course we're on. it has total flimflam in it, i
income taxes. is he a lawyer. he won't even name the source. but he says this stuff to slime somebody. this is a leader. this is ♪ just a rank and file senator. this is a majority leader. how does he get away with just saying awful things. >> well, listen, somebody has to push bag being back on the idea whether it be the koch brothers. >> how about george soros. talk about the koch brothers talk about george soros. >> people putting false ads on the air mary landrieu louisianans saying getting mail canceling health insurance they are all actors. that's simply not true. >> here is a way. some things are untrue. what he said all were untrue. that's his problem. and he doesn't go back to the floor and said i was wrong when i said all. and i really hammer him because is he a lawyer. and he knows, you know, getting the facts right matter. >> getting the facts right does matter. and the fact is that when there are allies of the republicans in the senate spending hundreds of millions of dollars lying about the affordable care act on the air. >> with the truth. >> the truth hurts here becau
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and offered general goals on taxes, trade, energy, and regulatory curves. pointing outl keep the upbeat economic outlook. >> let me jump in. we know congressional hearings on the budget again next week, including one wednesday with the finance committee chairman wyden. >> talking about breathing room for more -- he is new to the tax-writing panel. he has his own ideas about tax policy. again, it is a forum for airing ideas about the broader economy. you want be seeing the summit -- their democrats be doing own budget plan. the field the december agreement .ut the spending caps in place the republicans will do their own plan, which will contrast with the administration's blueprint. house republicans met and talked about alternatives to the health care law. next week, there is a bill scheduled. what about the bill and what is the current republican strategy? >> they obviously still object to obamacare. i think they have moved away from trying to repeal it. now they are going after individual pieces. the measure coming up next week has the same effect the bill the house passed has. it draw
if they are in the area of being eligible for a premium tax credit, and even if they aren't, making sure they are comfortable filling out at return. we have started the public information campaign this week. we will spend the rest of the week getting preparers and taxpayers comfortable. 70 or eight -- 80% aren't going to have anything at all. a big chunk of people will not be affected. we will get you and the committee the information over how much we have spent for i.t. or personnel. what are we spending this year, and what do we expect the requirements are going to be in the next year or two? >> i am sure when you next appear before us there will be a lot of discussion about the dollars necessary. >> i wanted to ask about bonuses. making sure bonuses are being given to employees who have shown improved performance or goals they have met. have you taken -- we put some language together. have you taken the language to make sure the bonuses would be rewarded to those who showed employee performance and productivity? >> they are performance awards. the goal is one percent of compensation.
the hour. it is nearly tax season, oh, joy. are you in a surprise because of obamacare? find out about that next. martha: plus, a school mix-up that has parents fuming. we're going to tell you about the grandpa -- he brought home the wrong kid. it happens, right? >> demanded that immediate disciplinary action is taken against the administration. this unbelievable and terrifying incident that our family has been put through has placed spotlights on our school's lack of security especially during parent pick-up and -- [inaudible] martha: oh, boy, some connecticut parents are fuming over what's being called a case of mistaken identity after a 5-year-old son was picked up by a confused elder orally man -- elderly man. he was there to pick up his great grandson who is an entirely different child. the man only realized the mix-up when he got home. don't know why little boy didn't say, hey, i'm not supposed to go with you. the boy's mom is outraged. >> he informed me that our son was taken mistakenly home by another child's grandfather. he reassured me that he knows the man and that our son i
the needed upgrades for rail and bus systems. the fixes sound great but how will we pay for them? taxes. this week president obama urged lawmakers to revamp corporate and business taxes to pay for the infrastructure improvements. he also wants to raise the federal gas tax which is already at more than 18 cents a gallon. we all want safe roads and bridges. the question will be whether we have the political will to make it happen. coming up. this big oscar weekend, we will run down the categories and why have so many americans not seen the films no nominated? >> this weekend. an in-depth hook at all ten oscar nominated documentaries so "consider this," the only film feature length -- >> this is a long struggle. >> to short subject. >> just like michelangelo, in the sistine chapel. >> only on al jazeera america. >> it is oscar weekend and millions will tune in for hoirld'hollywood's biggest nigh. but a surprising report says millions of americans haven't seen even some of these. bill wyman joins us and ben mankowitz, a critic and away the flick? is this more proof that it's television that
upstream issues the complexity of the tax code. .. >> one of the unintended consequens of the irs having to shift people from one function to answer telephone calls, one of the areas in which they do this is especially trouble aring because it's -- troubling because it's, they take people who were working identity theft cases who are working to help identity theft victims and literally having these individuals stop in midstream and move to telephone answering how do you complete a return and what have you, and which causes immense delays in helping victims of identity theft which as members of this committee know is a massively growing problem and especially if you're the subject, if you're the victim involved is very frustrating. and so it's just a point, again, of -- it's a zero sum game. they need resources to do it all. this aca -- most americans have no idea of the massive role that the irs is going to play in the implementation of the affordable care act. and the irs, once again, will have to make some tough choices as to what to focus upon. >> thank you. i don't have any further q
got to have reforms and got to raise taxes and got to end subsidies. if you're you drainian politician you don't want to run for office, vote for me, i'm on the austerity budget. ukrainian political leaders are in a real mess. guess who offered to bail them out and got turned one? the russians. russia at end of the day they have the deep pocket and interests. militarily what are they doing? if they're trying to do some kind of a separatist movement with crimea he is set it up very nicely. why? , yanukovych, nobody seen him for days, he came out this afternoon. they have a potential leader of crimea if they break away. gerri: get back to the events of last few hours, david. i know you've been following this intensively. david asman spent a lot of times covering international stories. >> i was working for "the wall street journal" covering emerging markets when the soviet union came to its end and people like vladmir putin have great regret that it did come to an end. they want to severe vile of the soviet union. putin has been very brunt about that. said one of the worst things that hap
tax dollars, they're accountable to us. for all those people who felt in their gut something was wrong and who are told, you have to get over it, the system played out, move on, i wanted to say, your gut is right. here's why, from the point of view of facts of the evidence. >> lisa bloom, i enjoyed covering that trial with you. you were insightful if nothing else. i've started the book. it's a good read. thank you for stopping by. >> i appreciate that. >> be well. >>> my next guest was elected to public office at 22. now he hopes to make more history. perhaps becoming south carolina's first african-american statewide office holder since 1872. yes, 1872. he's also vice chairman of the south carolina democratic party. good to see you, sir. >> thank you for having me this saturday afternoon, craig. >> it's a steep climb for democrats in south carolina. what's different this time? >> well, for me, it's about another step in the journey. my parents always told me as i was growing up i could be anything in the world, just be a change agent. since the agent of 21, 22, when i won my first elec
. it is sad that a lot of people always want to exert power. they do not participate. and they want a tax cut. that does not make sense. final point from dana, who says president obama does not get it. he scoffed at romney forcing treatedas a foe and food and as such. as will beichael crowley joining us with his assessment on options ahead for the president. we will turn our attention to afghanistan. tonight is oscar night. we want to focus a little bit on politics and washington. this week, testifying before the appropriations committee, seth rogan talking about alzheimer's. he used to status to shine a light on the problem. [video clip] >> maybe this is more appropriate for a closed hearing. the new york times article says of the cyberctor arguedraft initiative that using cyber warfare for humanitarian purposes in syria, taking steps to degrade use of air power, might be an effective tool and one that might reverse the tide of opinion. the u.s. government is using cyber capabilities for nefarious ends. do have a comment? >> i think one of the things that you and the administration d
're up early. up late. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at >>> this is a fox news alert. a critical deadline two hours away. ukrainian officials say russia has given ultimatum surrender crimea or face assault. moscow denying the ultimatum. tensions are growing. jessica is live in crimea. jessica? >> >> russian forces have made a real presence within the last 24 hours here. they have captured an ferry report infantry base. the ukrainian soldiers either you are with us or against us. the ukrainian coast guard has several of their ships away from sea ports here out into the black sea, maintaining they still are loyal to kiev. the head of ukraine's navy has surrendered after only two days on the job. he faces treason charges. and lead as you mentioned the ukrainian navy says that they hav
. what they said was the reason we got nowhere was the republicans would not raise taxes. that was not what the meeting was about. a meeting was about are you really willing to address the issues of medicare. today we have people over their lifetime, $120,000 as a couple in medicare taking out 359,000 out of medicare which is relevant. it does not work. people pay them for one-third of the cost. so i would say that, i would not engage in those conversations that power them because i do not think that they were ever earned i think it was optics. it was disappointing. if anything, when i left there, it broke down. immediately thereafter we then had this eerie in crisis. just a few weeks later the president asked us to, first of all, it appeared to me that we unilaterally were going to embark on activities. the president then asked for us to write an authorization for use of force which we did, and i was glad to do. one of the highlights of my time was working with menendez and others to craft something to pass on a vote out of the senate. then we went down the path. so i wo
theory of the economy that time and again has failed america. they think we should give more tax breaks to those at the top and invest less in things like education and research. i'm not making that up. go on their website. that's what they think. they think we should let big banks and credit card companies and insurers do it is only best for their bottom line about response ability to their customers or their communities. despite what we saw in 2 007-2008, and the consequences of that crisis, they think we should drastically reduce or eliminate the safety net for more people. we're seeing that right now played out by the unemployment insurance. they will even shut down the government or threaten the full faith and credit of our country when they don't get their way. things,e do all these they are convinced the economy will thrive and jobs and prosperity will trickle down to everybody. as with they believe. -- that is what they believe. and they have a right to hold those beliefs. the mirkin people know better. because what they are offering is not a new theory. it's a theory they prese
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to be -- just to be a regular country, just to be a country where people raise their children, pay their taxes, they have, you know, lego system, just to be like everybody else. they are not antirussian, antisemitic, they want for themselves and their families. >> what do you hope the president hears for you guys? >> i hope that he hears that we really need help and we really don't want russia to come to ukraine anymore and invade us and we want to be independent for good and i hope he helps us. >> reporter: the group that organized this protest call themselves razom which means together and they tell me they will be back out performing another peaceful protest tomorrow at 2:00 in front of the russian embassy. live in d.c., wusa9. >>> just ahead on wusa9, two brothers gunned down outside my dad has aor afib.brillation, he has the most common kind...'s not caused by a heart valve problem. dad, it says your afib puts you at 5 times greater risk of a stroke. that's why i take my warfarin every day. but it looks like maybe we should ask your doctor about pradaxa. in a clinical trial, pradaxa
, that's a big-time problem. remember, anybody that doesn't sign up, they're looking at tax penalties. when people start source the higher taxes that come with obamacare, i think that, again they're going to be unhappy about it, and that's the growing discontent you see, that the -- on a bipartisan basis, democrats need to join with us on the right kinds of solutions. >> senator john hoeven, republican from north dakota, that deadline is approaching fast. we will be reporting on it. thanks for joining us this sunday. >> thanks, eric. >>> thanks. jamie? >> gentlemen, thanks to both of you. >>> there's a new government watchballing report. appearing at first glance, it concludes that the u.s. has a shortage of airline pilots. there are some analysts that say they're unsure if there are too few or too little bay for those who would otherwise be capable, but what is behind the drop-off? should air travelers be concerned? >>> joining mess is askor of "bulls and bears" seen here on saturdays. we never miss it. >> thank you. >> if there aren't enough pilots, what will it mean? >> i took a cl
sales tax check to the state and that was down. so tax revenues are down. but this storm today has the potential of setting a new report here in indianapolis for the snowiest snow season on record. the storm started overnight with about an inch of snow, mostly a lot of frozen rain and sleet. later this afternoon, the snow's going to come back for a second wave which it seems to be the theme of this winter. waves of snow. it's going to last, the second wave will last tomorrow morning. if they get six more inches that will break the record set in 1981/'82, of 58.2 inches. a record that was more than 30 years old. you talk about teases of what's to come. the high yesterday here in indianapolis, 49 degrees. alex? >> oh. deep sigh. okay. thank you very much, john yang. weather channel meteorologist greg postel is joining us. >> z >>. >> we have a big storm coming soon. everywhere on this map staided in dark blue. not only, we've got winter storm watches and advisory which is those include new york city. in philly, d.c., richmond, winter storm warnings out along that i-95 corridor. expec
and tens of thousands of dollars for her organization to finally get the tax-exempt status they requested. and she only got it, get this, the night before she was scheduled to testify before congress. that seem follow unny to you? welcome, good to have you here today. >> thank you, megyn. >> it is martha tonight, nice to have you with us. take me through what happened. did you get a letter? you were getting ready to testify. and suddenly you get a phone call, how does it work? >> well, we knew on monday of last week that i would be testifying. i was formally invited to testify. and wednesday afternoon before the testimony on thursday our attorneys got a phone call from the irs saying that we would be granted our 501(c)(3) status, we did have a phone call to our attorney, the day before i was set to testify. and it was also the anniversary. >> in terms of the different qualifications and the different ru rules that have been put in place since all of this blew up, kim strassel at "the wall street journal" said she believes it is to formalize the restrictions they had in place. >> all the p
and economic issues. >> over this past year texas moved out of the top ten states for its tax status. i want to see texas move back into the top ten having a low tax structure cause its one of the best economic incentives that will attract businesses here. >> woodruff: abbott has also taken fire for campaigning alongside ted nugent, even after the rock musician referred to president obama as a sub-human mongrel. on the democratic side: >> is it still your intention to filibuster? >> yes mr. president. >> woodruff: state senator wendy davis rocketed to national prominence in june after she temporarily derailed a republican bill to impose tough new restrictions on abortions. >> laws are to create justice for all. >> we also received this written testimony. >> there is a medical necessity. women need timely access. >> woodruff: davis's 11-hour filibuster made her an instant hit in her party, and in october, she declared for governor. since then, she's faced scrutiny after parts of her personal story turned out to be inaccurate. texas voters also choose u.s. senate nominees tomorrow. incumbent
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national forces. the interior ministry, the armed forces, the navy, tax and border control, all commanders should take orders from me only. those who disagree, please resign. >> reporter: that scares crimea's minority population. many of their ancestors were deported by stalin in 1944. >> it's i the first time in modn history that we have lived under search be cans, they have taken over military bases and civil institutions that's why crimean society is in fear. >> reporter: pro russian demonstrators dragged government supporters from city hauled and raised the russian flag there. much of the population opposed the take over of the government in kiev last week. in key he feel. former opposition leader now presidential candidate vitale klischko appealed for calm. >> translator: i urge everybody, no provocations, no calls for accept rah tim. no violence, no an aircraft, legal and december craig authorities are formed in ukraine now. all who love their country and responsibility and citizen conscience have to show their unity. >> reporter: at a military airport a possible worrying sign of thi
from beijing, 33 people killed, more than within hundred injured when up to 10 mena taxed commuters at random. al jazerra's rob mcbride has more. >> reporter: as police continue looking for anyone else connected with at tack, people in china have been coming to terms with the scale and horror of the assault. according to eyewitnesses the dang started attacking passengers at random with knives, sending crowds fleeing in panic. >> translator: when i came here i felt that something was wrong i followed everyone and ran to that side. the attackers were stabbing whomever they saw. >> reporter: thousands of internet users have been expressing their outrage on social media and up loading images of security around the station in the aftermath of the attack. the authorities have promised a swift response with the country's president saying those responsible will be brought to justice. the attack comes at a sensitive time in china, in the run up to the country's national people's congress gathering in beijing. the authorities have been quick to control information about the attack, restrictin
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blame democratic governor como. his taxes and an increase in state spending. so then why are a group of conservatives calling themselves republicans for cuomo still lending their support to him? here to explain, charles gasparino. there are some democrats that -- is andrew como a typical lib vertebral democrat? >> he's in the sense he talks about the wealthy. when you cut down his rhetoric, look at what new york is is, ths is the home of liberalism. he hasn't changed that. he doesn't allow fracking upstate which would alleviate the unemployment problem up there. this guy is allowing bill de blasio, the mayor of new york to essentially end charter schools, ends expansion of them. not even saying anything about it. yet you have a group of republicans, people who call themselves republicans, led by the founder of home depot, saying that conservatives and republicans should vote for this guy. and what i've been reporting and writing is that if we should support him, they shouldn't sell out so cheap. kind of like stockholm syndrome. they're stuck in new york and somehow think cuomo is the
likelihood of any significant action. tax reform, you're going to see a lot about this in the next 48 hours as dave camp, the ways and means committee chairman, unveils a very ambitious bill. lots of interesting features including a little surtax on the wealthy, that might go against republican orthodoxy. he talks about maybe even subjecting muni bond income to a surtax. that is a very controversial subject. he would do away with a lot of sacred tax breaks as you know. this is something that made most republicans very uneasy. they do not want to have attention drawn to anything that controversial. and i would say that the chances of tax reform this year are at best, 10%. and i'm being generous to even say that. next year with paul ryan as head of the ways and means committee things could change. then there is immigration. being optimist who would like to see a bill, i think there's a chance things could get a little more serious after the primaries. but between now and mid-summer, when so many republicans are going to look over their shoulder to a right-wing challenger, i think immigration
to spend their hard-earned tax dollars on foreign assistance and strengthen the greatest military the world has ever known. i see americans who want america to lead. [applause] my friends, i've been around a long time. and in fact, since the coolidge administration. [laughter] but i would say to you i've never seen this world in need of strong american leadership than it is today. and i believe these events, these negotiations with iran, which i hope to succeed, but i doubt, when i see the slaughter in syria, when i see the chinese asserting themselves in asia, when i see significant cuts in foreign aid and also in our defense budget, i'm worried. my final word to you, my dear and beloved friends, america and israel needs you more today than ever before. thank you and god bless. right now we are going to the conference with a discussion with an israeli journalist. on the internet, which i did not have a great knowledge about. gender wise, i am a jewish mother. after four months, they showed me what became the first internet-wide instant -- later, a company came in and bought us. overnight w
the middle-class perspective. senate republicans -- so many different avenues to oppose closing a single tax loophole. they have, senate republicans oppose closing even a loophole for these oil companies. or corporations that ship jobs overseas. this benefits the koch brothers. senate republicans have asked donors to pay the same higher tax rate as middle-class tax families esso illustrated why warren buffett. senate republicans have opposed environmental and safety standards that might cost the that might cost to cope with other corporate donors a few extra times, a few extra dollars may be. and the koch brothers are returning the favor with huge donations to republican senate candidates either directly or indirectly. senate republicans, madam president, are addicted to the koch brothers. in fact, senate republicans hardly need this and rsc anymore, which for decade after decade was a main funding tool for the republican senate. not any longer. the koch brothers take care of that. ..thers' funding groups can. senate republicans call this freewheeling spending by anonymous donors nothing mor
. her brother was in office for many years. the opposition is saying it wants to get rid of the taxing regime. the supporters promised not to allow that to happen. the problem is potential for a vie leapt show down. >> still to come, going the distance t pakistani protests are walking in the name of missing relatives. >> cuban's new billion dollar port and taking business away from the neighbors. >> the man in the mask turns the heat. their stories. we are not meant to be your first choice for entertainment. >> these protestors have decided >> these protestor have decidedd >> these people have chased a president from power, they've torn down a state... >> what's clear is that people don't just need protection, they need assistance. >> heavily armed, combat tactics >> every little podunk wants their tank and their bazooka... >> with s.w.a.t. raids on the rise... >> when it goes wrong, it goes extremely wrong... >> what's the price for militarizing our police >> they killed evan dead >> faul lines, al jazeera america's hard hitting... >> there blocking the door... >> ground breaking... >
programs and enhanced job training. the white house said it would also enlarge the current income tax credit to cover 13.5 million low aren't workers without children, expand the childcare tax credit for some parents, and make it easier for workers to contribute to individual retirement accounts. >> president obama will talk about his budget proposal to an elementary school here in washington, d.c. we'll bring you his remarks live at 11:30 eastern on our companion network c-span and we invite you to weigh in on your thoughts on the president's proposal at facebook and twitter using #cspanchat. later the white house budget office will hold a briefing with budget director sylvia mathews burwell and policy advisers. live at 12:45 p.m. eastern also on c-span. here on c-span2 we will go live to the heritage foundation for discussion of the future of ukraine. this the second of state has arrived in the ukrainian capital to show support for the country's government. secretary kerry touchdown in kiev as the u.s. announced a $1 billion aid package to ukraine amid worries that moscow would exte
to child abuse. a congressional report says 19,000 u.s. customers used overseas banks to evade taxes and defraud the government and the report says the justice department has not pushed swiss bankers hard enough to reveal the names of those americans. those are the headlines this hour. i am john siegenthaler seeing. see you back here at 11 eastern 8 pacific time. soccer for all, a nearly indestrustable ball that let's kids play in some of the roughest places. consider this with antonio morrow is am coming up next. i will see you at 11:00. >> arizona's anti-gayu-gay bill vetoed but a country that receives billions of aid could send gaze to jail for life. should we put moral clauses on foreign funding. the rank and fired why the u.s. army is getting rid of dozens of soldiers. countlessva venzuelans. imagine taking the dog for a walk and coming home with $10 million in treasurer. hello, i am antonio morrow. welcome to "conde
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